Halina Poświatowska

Halina Poświatowska

May 09, 1935 – October 11, 1967

Halina Poświatowska (née Halina Myga, entered into church records as Helena Myga; May 9, 1935 in Częstochowa, Poland – October 11, 1967 in Warsaw, Poland) was a Polish poet and writer, one of the most important figures in modern/contemporary Polish literature.
Halina Poświatowska is famous for her lyrical poetry, and for her intellectual, passionate yet unsentimental poetry on the themes of death, love, existence, famous historical personages, especially women, as well as her mordant treatment of life, living, being, bees, cats and the sensual qualities of loving, grieving and desiring.